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Quantile

Quantile[data, q] calculates the qth quantile of data.

Quantile[data, q] gives the location before which  percent of the data lie. In other words, Quantile gives a value  such that the probability that  is less than or equal to  and the probability that  is greater than or equal to  . The quantile values at  = 0.25, 0.5 and 0.75 are called the quartiles, and you can obtain them using Quartiles.
• See also:
MovingAverage, StandardDeviation.

Examples

Using InstantCalculators

Here are the InstantCalculators for the Quantile function. Enter the parameters for your calculation and click Calculate to see the result.

Entering Commands Directly

You can paste a template for this command via the Text Input button on the Quantile Function Controller.

This defines a list called data.

This gives the mean of data.

Clear the variable definition.



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